Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2006-2015 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2007-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
iDefense security researchers found several integer overflows in
X.org's font handling library. By using a specially crafted Type1 CID
font file, a local user could exploit these to crash the X server or
execute arbitrary code with root privileges.
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.3
Public Exploit Available : false
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 27923 ()
Bugtraq ID: 19974
CVE ID: CVE-2006-3739CVE-2006-3740
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